DolemIte is His Name

On the Ultra-black, Ultra-Funny “Dolemite is My Name”

Dolemite is my Name is one of the best times at the movies, currently available on your couch. Funniest movie of the year? Could be! Worthy Oscar contender? You betcha. Return of Eddie Murphy? He never left! The movie centers on the middle-aged, luckless, low-level entertainer Rudy Ray Moore (Murphy), who saw untapped potential within …

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Depression Comedy

Depression comedy is comedy about depression. Depressive episode is one of the hardest things to experience. Can depression comedy help?

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Petaluma’s Pet-A-Llama Comedy Festival This Weekend!

Petaluma is gearing up for its inaugural Pet-A-Llama Comedy Festival occurring Thursday, August 16th to Saturday, August 18. A little bit up the US-101 from San Francisco, the North Bay town is a gem for restaurants, wine, beer, and now, comedy. Pet-A-Llama will host Brian Posehn (The Sarah Silverman Program), the Sklar Brothers (Comedy Central), …

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Some People Like Us

LA: We Really Like “Some People Like Us”, Wednesday, July 25th

Since moving down the I-5, I’m always sweating to find cool comedy on these hot Los Angeles nights. Kaseem Bentley and Casey Ley are some of the coolest comedians around. Individually, Kaseem is a primo insult comedian that will roast you with big smile on his face and Casey is an ambitious, smart, witty and …

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Swimming Pool

All Black Comedy Pool Party

Last week there was a pool party in Los Angeles explicitly for black comedy folk. As a means to foster a focus, we were discouraged from bringing non-black friends, significant others or plus ones. The result was a cathartic, emotional release for something I’ve never had and didn’t know I was missing. It’s amazing how …

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No Big Deal Comedy Show

LA: No Big Deal Comedy Show Debuts 9/7 @ Lyric Hyperion

No Big Deal: the world’s funniest talent, one of comedy’s best producers, every first Thursday in Silverlake. Simple. Fun.

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